Jacques François Courtin, a French historical painter, was born at Sens in 1672. He was a pupil of Louis de Boullongne, and painted the 'mai' offered to the cathedral of Notre-Dame by the goldsmiths of Paris in 1707, the subject being 'St. Paul preaching at Troas.' He died in Paris in 1752. There is a 'Dead Christ' by him in the Brussels Gallery.
Jean Cousin (born Soucy, near Sens, 1500; died Sens before 1593) was a French painter, sculptor, etcher, engraver, and geometrician. He is known as "Jean Cousin the Elder" to distinguish him from his son Jean Cousin the Younger, also an artist.
Joseph ben Nathan Official was a French-Jewish controversialist. He lived, probably at Sens, in the thirteenth century. He was a descendant of Kalonymus ben Todros, the nasi of Narbonne. His father held a public office to which Joseph probably succeeded, whence the surname "Official."
John Véron (died 1563) was a French Protestant controversialist and preacher, known for his activities in England.
Arnaud Garnier (born in Sens, France on 18 June 1984) better known as Séan Garnier or just Séan is a French freestyle football star.
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